London (ANI): Steve Reuther, producer of the 1990 rom-com movie 'Pretty Woman" has died of cancer at the age of 58. Reuther"s family said he expired at his home in Santa Monica, California. The producer"s career, spanning 30 years, started as the post boy at the William Morris talent agency in the late 1970 and he became a producer in the 1980s.
He was the executive producer on Dirty Dancing in 1987. Reuther also worked for Francis Ford Coppola"s The Rainmaker and The Ugly Truth, starring Gerard Butler and Katherine Heigl. The filmmaker"s latest project was a film called Steinbeck"s Point of View, reports the BBC.
Reuther is survived by his mother, daughter, two brothers and a sister.
Story first published: Wednesday, June 9, 2010, 13:41 [IST]